Museumshallen / Verkehrshaus der Schweiz

Spectacular event experiences 

On a total area of 40,000 m2 the Swiss Museum of Transport welcomes you with almost 20,000 m2 exhibition space. In 2009 this extraordinary and most visited museum in Switzerland celebrated its 50th anniversary – and its success continues! With innovative ideas new attractions are created again and again. They are experience-oriented and inspire you in a playful manner. The special focus of the Swiss Museum of Transport is of course on the history of mobility. More than 3,000 objects can be admired and there are several simulators, multimedia shows and interactive exhibitions for the visitors. However, the museum is also a platform for individual events and different occasions.

The Aviation and Space Travel Hall welcomes up to 300 people with more than 30 historic aircrafts and flying machines as well as over 300 artefacts on an area of 3,700 m2 in the course of dinner events or aperitifs. The Rail Transport Hall measures 5,950 m2 and offers besides from its collection on the history of the Swiss railways also several possibilities for the implementation of your gala dinners or banquets with up to 600 guests. The ambience with seats between the different rail vehicles will certainly be remembered! In the Road Transport Hall you may host gala dinners or aperitifs with 126 to 250 people or visit a display store, an interactive theatre and several individually designed theme islands. The film theatre impresses you with the largest screen in Switzerland (25 x 19 m). On 398 seats you and your guests may watch our documentaries or come together in the course of your individual event. From award shows to presentations or conferences, anything is possible here. We gladly welcome you with a short speech and provide you a beamer and the possibility to present your company logo.

Your conference in professional ambience

Our film theater is not the only event room in which you may expect perfect support for your business-related occasions. For instance, the Road Transport Hall is ideally suited for the implementation of workshops and the Auditorium Hans Erni offers you 189 m2 for presentations, lectures or meetings. Besides from original paintings of the room´s name giver you find enough space for 150 guests as well as peacefulness and inspiration. A screen, a speaker´s desk with microphone and a podium support your work here. Truly predestined for business events is our conference center. In its foyer, which can be used in combination with the conference and seminar rooms for free, you may enjoy with up to 350 guests the panoramic view on the city, the Lake Lucerne and the Alps. You can also set up a check-in desk or the cloakroom here. With direct connection to the foyer you find the Coronado conference room.

With its 506 m2 it is ideal for seminars, congresses, workshops or conferences. Due to its large cargo lift you may exhibit heavy objects such as vehicles. Through the bright panoramic windows enters the daylight but the room can also be darkened if necessary. The room, which offers space for 600 people, also has a high-end light and sound system. In addition to the conference room you can book our three seminar rooms DC3, Orion and Fokker. They dispose of 53 to 60 m2 for 18 to 60 people and in combination even 193 guests can be invited. With modern equipment and much daylight these rooms provide an attractive setting for workshops, exhibitions, lectures or banquets. The meeting rooms Panorama and Panorama Süd impress with their location on the 10th floor of the administration building where they offer a breathtaking view over the surrounding landscape and an inspiring atmosphere for meetings with up to 40 participants. Screen and overhead projector as well as beamer and flip chart (on request) support your event. In the heart of the Swiss Museum of Transport you find on 4,000 m2 the Arena with its huge open-air area for road shows, vehicle presentations or aperitifs. Our service offerings include of course a gastronomic offer as well. The foyer and the seminar rooms can be used for stand-up lunches, aperitifs and coffee breaks. The restaurants with their culinary delights in the museum are definitely worth a visit. The self-service restaurant Mercato has a wide range of meals from the museum´s classic, a salad buffet to a broad selection of delicious dishes, while the restaurant Piccard takes you on a culinary expedition through the Swiss cuisine. In addition, you may taste one of the selected wines on site. The Film theatre lounge and the Coffee bar Mercato hold coffee and other beverages as well as snacks ready for. Here you can also host your aperitifs.

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Venue facts
Number of event areas6
Venue for Movie / Photo, Presentation, Meeting, Conference & Congress, Event, Event modules & Incentive programmes
Area Lucerne
Event areaLength (m)Width (m)Height (m)Area (m2) Max. persons (Rows) Max. persons (Classroom) Max. persons (U-Shape Max. persons (Banquet) Max. persons (Gala) Max. persons (Reception)
Halle Luft- und Raumfahrt160300
Halle Schienenverkehr300600
Halle Strassenverkehr120250
 Catering free
 Access for trucks

  Train station  3 kmNext Railway Station: 3 km
  Airport  70 kmNext Airport: 70 km
 Evening event
 Daytime event

Contact data
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Lidostrasse 5
6006 Luzern

   +41 41 375 74 05
Contact person
Event Team